NHL Releases Free Agent List

NEW YORK (July 1, 2014) — The National Hockey League today released a list of players who are restricted free agents under Group 2, unrestricted free agents under Group 3 and Group 6 and unrestricted free agents by virtue of not receiving a qualifying offer.

Some of these players may recently have signed with their respective Clubs; however, their contracts had not yet been filed with the League.

FREE AGENTS SUBJECT TO COMPENSATION AND RIGHT TO MATCH – GROUP 2

The players listed below have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by the new Club:

OFFER COMPENSATION

$1,110,249 or below None

Over $1,110,249 to $1,682,194 Third-round choice

Over $1,682,194 to $3,364,391 Second-round choice

Over $3,364,391 to $5,046,585 First-round and third-round choice

Over $5,046,585 to $6,728,781 First-round, second-round and third-round

choice

Over $6,728,781 to $8,410,976 Two first-round choices, one second- and one

third-round choice

Over $8,410,976 Four first-round choices

ANAHEIM

Jesse Blacker, Mat Clark, Louis Leblanc, Andre Petersson, Jakob

Silfverberg, Devante Smith-Pelly, Sami Vatanen.

ARIZONA

Brandon McMillan, Jordan Szwarz.

BOSTON

Matt Bartkowski, Jordan Caron, Tommy Cross, Craig Cunningham, Justin

Florek, Matt Fraser, Tyler Randell, Zach Trotman, David Warsofsky.

BUFFALO

Luke Adam, Tyler Ennis, Marcus Foligno, Matt Hackett, Chad Ruhwedel.

CALGARY

Chad Billins, Lance Bouma, Joe Colborne, Mark Cundari, Joni Ortio.

CAROLINA

Zach Boychuk, Michal Jordan, Greg Nemisz, Rasmus Rissanen, Justin Shugg,

Jared Staal, Jiri Tlusty.

CHICAGO

None.

COLORADO

Tyson Barrie, Paul Carey, Stefan Elliott, Karl Stollery.

COLUMBUS

Sean Collins, Tim Erixon, Matt Frattin, Cody Goloubef, Ryan Johansen, Ilari

Melart, David Savard, Corey Tropp, Dana Tyrell, Will Weber.

DALLAS

Brenden Dillon, Cody Eakin, Cameron Gaunce, Scott Glennie, Antoine Roussel.

DETROIT

Adam Almqvist, Mitch Callahan, Danny DeKeyser, Landon Ferraro, Andrej

Nestrasil, Tomas Tatar.

EDMONTON

Richard Bachman, Luke Gazdic, Curtis Hamilton, Roman Horak, Philip Larsen,

Andrew Miller, Jeff Petry, Tyler Pitlick, Justin Schultz.

FLORIDA

Erik Gudbranson, Jimmy Hayes, Dmitry Kulikov, Ryan Martindale, Dylan Olsen,

Brandon Pirri, Garrett Wilson.

LOS ANGELES

Jean-Francois Berube, Dwight King, Brayden McNabb.

MINNESOTA

Jonathon Blum, Justin Fontaine, Darcy Kuemper, Nino Niederreiter.

MONTREAL

Lars Eller, Joonas Nattinen, P.K. Subban.

NASHVILLE

Taylor Beck, Anthony Bitetto, Mattias Ekholm, Ryan Ellis, Joonas Jarvinen,

Simon Moser, Scott Valentine.

NEW JERSEY

Brandon Burlon, Maxime Clermont, Eric Gelinas, Jacob Josefson, Keith

Kinkaid, Harri Pesonen, Mattias Tedenby, Scott Timmins, Alexander Urbom,

David Wohlberg.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Casey Cizikas, Matt Donovan, Brett Gallant, Aaron Ness, Anders Nilsson,

Kevin Poulin.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Ryan Bourque, Derick Brassard, Chris Kreider, Danny Kristo, Jason Missiaen,

John Moore, Mats Zuccarello.

OTTAWA

Stephane Da Costa, Dave Dziurzynski, Derek Grant, Eric Gryba, Robin Lehner,

Cole Schneider, Michael Sdao.

PHILADELPHIA

Jason Akeson, Erik Gustafsson, Brandon Manning, Tye McGinn.

PITTSBURGH

Simon Despres, Bobby Farnham, Jayson Megna, Philip Samuelsson, Nick

Spaling, Brandon Sutter.

ST. LOUIS

Sergei Andronov, David Shields, Vladimir Sobotka, Sebastian Wannstrom.

SAN JOSE

Jason Demers, Taylor Doherty, Harri Sateri, James Sheppard, Matt Tennyson,

Tommy Wingels.

TAMPA BAY

Brett Connolly, Dmitry Korobov, Richard Panik, Philippe Paradis, Andrej

Sustr.

TORONTO

Spencer Abbott, Carter Ashton, Jerry D’Amigo, Cody Franson, Jake Gardiner,

Peter Holland, James Reimer.

VANCOUVER

Peter Andersson, Darren Archibald, Joe Cannata, Brandon DeFazio, Zack

Kassian, Chris Tanev, Linden Vey, Yannick Weber.

WASHINGTON

Michael Latta, Edward Pasquale, Cameron Schilling, Nate Schmidt.

WINNIPEG

John Albert, Ben Chiarot, Patrice Cormier, Michael Hutchinson, Carl

Klingberg, Eric O’Dell.

* * *

The following players are subject to a Club-elected salary arbitration

pursuant to Section 12.3(a) of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. They

are eligible to negotiate and sign an Offer Sheet with any other Club

pursuant to Section 10.3 of the CBA by no later than 5:00 p.m., ET, on July

5, 2014.

Ryan O’Reilly, Colorado

Michael Frolik, Winnipeg

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS – GROUP 3

The following players have qualified for Group 3 Free Agency (age 27

or older or with at least seven Accrued Seasons) and are Unrestricted Free

Agents.

ANAHEIM

Jonas Hiller, Saku Koivu, Stephane Robidas, Teemu Selanne, David Steckel,

Zack Stortini, Daniel Winnik, Nolan Yonkman.

ARIZONA

Paul Bissonnette, Thomas Greiss, Jeff Halpern, Tim Kennedy, John Mitchell,

Derek Morris, David Moss, Radim Vrbata, Brandon Yip.

BOSTON

Jarome Iginla, Chad Johnson, Nick Johnson, Andrej Meszaros, Mike Moore,

Corey Potter, Shawn Thornton.

BUFFALO

Matt D’Agostini, Zenon Konopka, Kevin Porter, John Scott, Alexander Sulzer,

Henrik Tallinder, Jamie Tardif, Marek Zagrapan.

CALGARY

Chris Butler, Mike Cammalleri, Blair Jones, Joey MacDonald, Derek Smith,

Ben Street, Kevin Westgarth.

CAROLINA

Nicolas Blanchard, Radek Dvorak, Mark Flood, Mike Komisarek, Manny

Malhotra, Justin Peters, Joni Pitkanen, Brett Sutter.

CHICAGO

Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Sheldon Brookbank, Brian Connelly, Michal Handzus,

Nikolai Khabibulin, Jason LaBarbera, Brad Mills, Peter Regin.

COLORADO

Andre Benoit, Guillaume Desbiens, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Matt Hunwick,

Bryan Lerg, Cory Sarich, Paul Stastny, David Van Der Gulik, JT Wyman.

COLUMBUS

Cody Bass, Blake Comeau, Derek MacKenzie, Mike McKenna, Patrick McNeill,

Nick Schultz, Jack Skille, Matt Taormina.

DALLAS

Vernon Fiddler, Maxime Fortunus, Chris Mueller, Cristopher Nilstorp, Toby

Petersen, Tim Thomas, Francis Wathier, Ray Whitney.

DETROIT

Daniel Alfredsson, Dick Axelsson, Todd Bertuzzi, Daniel Cleary, David

Legwand, Kyle Quincey, Mikael Samuelsson.

EDMONTON

Anton Belov, Ben Eager, Mark Fraser, Denis Grebeshkov, Ryan Jones, Steve

MacIntyre, Ryan Smyth.

FLORIDA

Krystofer Barch, Scott Clemmensen, Roman Derlyuk, Tom Gilbert, Matt Gilroy,

Scott Gomez, Mark Mancari, Jon Matsumoto, Mike Mottau, Greg Rallo, Jonathan

Rheault, Ryan Whitney, Jesse Winchester.

LOS ANGELES

Colin Fraser, Willie Mitchell.

MINNESOTA

Ilya Bryzgalov, John Curry, Jake Dowell, Dany Heatley, Jon Landry, Mikko

Lehtonen, Cody McCormick, Matt Moulson, Nate Prosser, Michael Rupp, Clayton

Stoner, Brad Winchester.

MONTREAL

Mike Blunden, Francis Bouillon, Devan Dubnyk, Brian Gionta, Douglas Murray,

George Parros, Martin St. Pierre, Nick Tarnasky, Thomas Vanek, Mike Weaver.

NASHVILLE

Daniel Bang, Patrick Eaves, Joe Piskula, Alexander Radulov, Bryan Rodney,

Ryan Thang.

NEW JERSEY

Steve Bernier, Martin Brodeur, Ryan Carter, Mark Fayne, Stephen Gionta,

Maxim Noreau, Rod Pelley.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Dan Boyle, Chris Bruton, Joe Finley, Justin Johnson, Radek Martinek, Evgeni

Nabokov, Ken Reiter.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Arron Asham, Stu Bickel, Brian Boyle, Daniel Carcillo, Raphael Diaz,

Micheal Haley, Aaron Johnson, David LeNeveu, Dominic Moore, Benoit Pouliot,

Darroll Powe, Anton Stralman, Danny Syvret.

OTTAWA

Joe Corvo, Tyler Eckford, Ales Hemsky, Matt Kassian, Nathan Lawson, Milan

Michalek, Ilya Zubov.

PHILADELPHIA

Yann Danis, Steve Downie, Ray Emery, Bruno Gervais, Hal Gill, Adam Hall,

Ben Holmstrom, Kris Newbury, Chris Vande Velde.

PITTSBURGH

Chris Conner, Nick Drazenovic, Deryk Engelland, Tanner Glass, Marcel Goc,

Jussi Jokinen, Chuck Kobasew, Brendan Mikkelson, Matt Niskanen, Brooks

Orpik, Taylor Pyatt, Lee Stempniak, Joe Vitale, Tomas Vokoun.

ST. LOUIS

Keith Aucoin, Alexandre Bolduc, Patrick Cannone, Taylor Chorney, Carlo

Colaiacovo, Adam Cracknell, Christian Hanson, Ryan Miller, Brenden Morrow,

Steve Ott, Derek Roy.

SAN JOSE

Rob Davison, Scott Hannan, Bracken Kearns, John McCarthy, Chad Rau.

TAMPA BAY

Cedric Desjardins, Michael Kostka, Pierre-Cedric Labrie, Brian Lee, Tom

Pyatt, Sami Salo, Dan Sexton.

TORONTO

Troy Bodie, Dave Bolland, Leo Komarov, Nikolai Kulemin, Drew MacIntyre, Jay

McClement, Paul Ranger, Mason Raymond, Trevor Smith, Jerred Smithson, Brad

Staubitz.

VANCOUVER

Andrew Alberts, Benn Ferriero, Pascal Pelletier, Mike Santorelli, Colin

Stuart.

WASHINGTON

Julien Brouillette, Chay Genoway, Mikhail Grabovski, David Leggio, Dustin

Penner, Joel Rechlicz, Brandon Segal, Ryan Stoa, Tyson Strachan, Matt

Watkins.

WINNIPEG

Andrew Gordon, Olli Jokinen, Al Montoya, Devin Setoguchi, Chris Thorburn.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS – GROUP 6

The following players qualify for unrestricted free agency, having

met the requirements for Group 6 free agency. This group is defined as

players whose contracts have expired, are age 25 or older, have completed

three or more professional seasons, and (i) in the case of a player other

than a goaltender, have played less than 80 NHL games (regular-season and

playoff), or (ii) in the case of a goaltender, have played less than 28 NHL

games (regular-season and playoff). Please note that these amounts are

subject to pro-rating due to the 48-game season in 2012-13.

ANAHEIM

None.

ARIZONA

Cade Fairchild, Brett Hextall, Andy Miele.

BOSTON

Blake Parlett.

BUFFALO

None.

CALGARY

Christopher Breen.

CAROLINA

Brett Bellemore, Matthew Corrente, Mike Murphy.

CHICAGO

None.

COLORADO

Brad Malone.

COLUMBUS

Carter Camper, Jeremy Smith, Paul Thompson.

DALLAS

None.

DETROIT

None.

EDMONTON

None.

FLORIDA

Michael Caruso.

LOS ANGELES

Andrew Campbell.

MINNESOTA

Steven Kampfer, Carson McMillan, Kyle Medvec.

MONTREAL

None.

NASHVILLE

None.

NEW JERSEY

Mike Hoeffel.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

None.

NEW YORK RANGERS

None.

OTTAWA

Alex Grant, Jim O’Brien.

PHILADELPHIA

None.

PITTSBURGH

Brian Gibbons, Spencer Machacek, Zach Sill, Harry Zolnierczyk.

ST. LOUIS

Eric Selleck.

SAN JOSE

Matt Pelech.

TAMPA BAY

None.

TORONTO

TJ Brennan.

VANCOUVER

Alex Biega, Jeremy Welsh.

WASHINGTON

David Kolomatis.

WINNIPEG

Zach Redmond, Jerome Samson.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS

The following players were not tendered a qualifying offer and are

therefore Unrestricted Free Agents not subject to a right to match or draft

choice compensation.

ANAHEIM

Mathieu Perreault.

ARIZONA

Mathieu Brodeur, Justin Weller, Ethan Werek.

BOSTON

None.

BUFFALO

Cory Conacher, Nick Crawford, Connor Knapp, Matt MacKenzie, Jamie McBain,

Shawn Szydlowski.

CALGARY

Paul Byron, David Eddy, T.J. Galiardi, James Martin, Olivier Roy.

CAROLINA

Drayson Bowman, Tommi Kivisto, Andrei Loktionov, Aaron Palushaj, Kellan

Tochkin.

CHICAGO

Terry Broadhurst, Byron Froese, David Gilbert, Philippe Lefebvre, Theo

Peckham.

COLORADO

Kieran Millan, Mark Olver, Kent Patterson.

COLUMBUS

Anton Blomqvist, Oliver Gabriel, Jake Hansen.

DALLAS

Ryan Button, Dustin Jeffrey, Tristan King, Hubert Labrie, Austin Smith.

DETROIT

Willie Coetzee, Cory Emmerton, Gleason Fournier, Max Nicastro, Trevor

Parkes.

EDMONTON

Taylor Fedun.

FLORIDA

Steven Anthony, Jonathan Hazen, Mattias Lindstrom, Anthony Luciani.

LOS ANGELES

James Livingston, Jonathan Parker, Steve Quailer.

MINNESOTA

Josh Caron, Tyler Cuma, Kristopher Foucault.

MONTREAL

Robert Czarnik, Peter Delmas, Ryan White.

NASHVILLE

Michael Del Zotto, Joonas Rask, Charles-Olivier Roussel.

NEW JERSEY

Riley Boychuk, Harry Young.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Marc Cantin, Joe Diamond, Matt Mangene.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Kyle Beach, Justin Falk, Kyle Jean, Scott Stajcer, Jason Wilson.

OTTAWA

Ben Blood, Corey Cowick, Wacey Hamilton.

PHILADELPHIA

Marc-Andre Bourdon, Tyler Brown, Cullen Eddy, Kyle Flanagan, Cal Heeter,

Tyler Hostetter.

PITTSBURGH

None.

ST. LOUIS

Brett Ponich, Tyler Shattock.

SAN JOSE

Sena Acolatse, Adam Comrie, Nick Petrecki, Brodie Reid, Sebastian Stalberg,

Marek Viedensky.

TAMPA BAY

Keith Aulie, Charles Landry, Anders Lindback, Geoff Walker.

TORONTO

Cameron Abney, Kenny Ryan.

VANCOUVER

Zac Dalpe, Yann Sauve, Jordan Schroeder.

WASHINGTON

Nicolas Deschamps, Brett Flemming, Peter LeBlanc.

WINNIPEG

Keaton Ellerby, Matt Halischuk, Cody Sol, James Wright.

Source: NHL Media

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